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The present book is the result of a research project sponsored by Ministry of Welfare on the social situation of the aged in India. India has been undergoing demographic transition with expectation of life on the increase and decline in birth rate. Therefore such dynamic changes do affect the status of the aged in the family and the community. There is a wide variety in culture and in socio-economic situation and heterogeneous nature of population in India which also has been affecting status of the aged in India. The book delineates all possible information on the social status of the aged based on latest census report and All-India 1986-87 survey. The study is area-based on micro-level limited to a group of the aged which also provide qualitative disparate information difficult. The study has acquired topical importance because of macro-level changes in the country. The book provides full understanding of the social problems of the aged. The book details social problems relating to the aged like family support system, health in old age, social adjustment etc. It will be very useful for the students of social work and research scholars on the topic. Printed Pages: 198. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 33552
Titel: Social Situation of the Aged in India
Verlag: Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.